CSG Certifies Soccer Superstar Kylian Mbappé Rookie Cards

Posted on 5/7/2021

Interest in these rare rookie cards is accelerating as the World Cup approaches.

Recently, the experts at Certified Sports Guaranty™ (CSG™) graded several highly coveted 2018 Panini Prizm World Cup Kylian Mbappé cards. The Panini Prizm World Cup cards are considered across the hobby as Mbappé’s most important rookie card. These specific cards not only have low serial numbers but also high grades, making them worth thousands of dollars each.

“It’s a rare sight to see one of these Panini Prizm Mbappé rookie cards come through the CSG Grading Room,” said Westin Reeves, CSG Modern Sports Card Grader. “It’s always a privilege to grade significant cards like these, especially when it’s obvious that their owners took excellent care of them. With the World Cup coming up and soccer absolutely booming in the hobby, these cards are likely to increase in value.”

A Light Blue Lazer variety earned a grade of CSG Pristine 10, with subgrades of 10 each for Centering, Edges and Surface and 9.5 for Corners. A Blue and a Red variety each earned a grade of CSG 9.5, with subgrades of 9.5 each for Centering, Edges and Surface and 9 for Corners. Learn more about the CSG Grading Scale at CSGcards.com/scale.

Kylian Mbappé is a French professional soccer (football) player. He got his start at the age of 16 playing in Ligue 1 for Monaco. In 2017, he signed for league rivals Paris Saint-Germain, where he has remained throughout his career.

Mbappé went on to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and helped lead the French team to the championship. Mbappé is now considered one of the best players in the world and has received numerous awards, making his 2018 Panini Prizm World Cup rookie cards coveted by collectors. 

Are you a sports card enthusiast interested in card grading? Do you want to expand your knowledge and be part of a team of qualified experts? Look no further — CSG is now hiring graders! Click here to learn more about this incredible opportunity or to explore other careers at the Certified Collectibles Group.

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